Norman Naimark joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

Norman Naimark joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

Norman Naimark, a well-known American historian and Professor at Stanford University, joined the Scientific Council of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. Norman Naimark is a Professor of Eastern European Studies at Stanford University and specializes in the Region’s recent history. In particular, Professor Naimark is recognised as one of the leading American and world experts in the history of the Soviet era. His academic interests include genocide and ethnic cleansing in Eastern Europe, the…

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Nearly 80 years after the Babyn Yar massacre, Ukrainian researchers lift victims out of anonymity

Nearly 80 years after the Babyn Yar massacre, Ukrainian researchers lift victims out of anonymity

(JTA) — For most of his life, all the information Igor Kulakov had about his paternal great-grandparents was their picture, their names and the fact that they had been murdered during the Holocaust. The assumption in his family had always been that Sheindle and Mordechai Sova were shot at Babyn Yar (often spelled “Babi Yar”), a ravine on Kyiv’s outskirts where German troops massacred at least 33,000 Jews in September 1941, in one of the…

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The President and the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar agreed further partnership

The President and the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar agreed further partnership

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a video conference with the members of the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.  The participants of the online meeting discussed construction of the future Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in the city of Kyiv. Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the importance of commemoration of the Holocaust victims in Ukraine and supported establishment of this Memorial. ‘Many Ukrainians bear the high title ‘Righteous Among the Nations’. These…

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Presentation of the projects of the Babylon Yar Holocaust Memorial team

Presentation of the projects of the Babylon Yar Holocaust Memorial team

The video and the full text of the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial are offered to your attention. For the first time, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Charitable Foundation is publishing a full video of its Supervisory Board meeting. All details are for your attention: internal presentations, budget figures, new projects with Serhiy Loznytsia, Center for Spatial Technologies, research and development of the team. This is a discussion with…

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Holocaust Memorial Center initiates renaming the Dorohozhychi station to Babyn Yar

Holocaust Memorial Center initiates renaming the  Dorohozhychi station to Babyn Yar

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center initiates the renaming of the Dorohozhyzhi station of the Syrets-Pechersk metro line to Babyn Yar. The NGO has already sent a letter of request to Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klychko. The funding of all costs and expenses connected with the renaming process will be assumed by the Charity.  The reasoning behind this initiative is the fact that Dorohozhychi metro station is located directly on the historical site in the ravine…

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